Chicago Suburb Declares Emergency After Arrival Of Roughly 100 Migrants

Posted on AllSides November 3rd, 2023
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A Chicago suburb declared an emergency Thursday over the arrival of a few dozen migrants, according to a press release.

The Village of Oak Park is caring for more than 100 migrants that needed shelter amid cold temperatures, according to the press release from the local board. The migrants were largely living outside of a Chicago Police Department station.

The Chicago suburb approved $150,000 on Oct. 30 for migrants in addition to $150,000 in grant funding from Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, according to the press release. Village Manager Kevin J. Jackson...

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